Fish when the fish are runnin’

2021-11-01T14:00:46+00:00By |

Morris was Vice President of Marketing of a $50 million business and his favourite saying was, "We go fishin' when the fish are runnin'." But Morris was wrong.

Seabiscuits and Monstars

2021-09-14T16:50:14+00:00By |

I coach baseball for the same reasons I work as an ad guy. I dream for my kids to understand the underdog doesn’t need to have the most points to be the winner.

Relational Employees

2021-09-05T15:40:08+00:00By |

My phone buzzed with a text message that changed my life for the next two years. The assistant manager texted that he quit his job. He followed with a second bomb that everyone quits. No notice, no negotiations. Just quit.

Serving “Fields of Dreams”.

2021-09-08T18:16:22+00:00By |

Simon Sinek writes about this in “Leaders Eat Last.” Before you can get what you want, you must first give them what they want. “They” is everyone but you. Let's start with your employees.

Building a team that wins

2021-09-09T15:21:27+00:00By |

There’s no doubt that great businesses have equally great employees. But they also have their share of Bubba’s, Jim-Bob’s, and Tina-Marie’s. We never talk about those guys. If you ever lost sleep over a dumbass thing an employee did, you probably have a Bubba on your team.

Fat Cats and Happy Cachorros

2021-09-09T15:51:50+00:00By |

Too many Shivers leaves a stink in the hearts of the customers. They are inattentive, self-serving, what's-in-it-for-me type of people. Calypsos make things better – for you and the customer.

The 7 Trials of an Emerging Empire Builder

2021-09-09T16:06:57+00:00By |

There are two types of business owners: (1) Those who just want to run a profitable, stable business that funds a quality lifestyle, and (2) Aspiring empire builders with visions or building something much, much bigger.

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